For The Record

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The girls from Mountain View's 4x800 relay team celebrate winning first place in the event with coach Tracy Harris, who dumps a cup of water over Lexi Hawkins' head at the state track meet. The win established the state record since it is the first time the 4x800 relay has been competed at the state track meet.

Enjoy it while it lasts

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We get just a few weeks of green-ish hills here in Boise, and you get a pretty good view from the top of the parking garage at 9th and Front.

The Interview

The Interview

Idaho Statesman reporter Jesse Zentz, center, interviews Ricky Gallegos outside the Two Cities Boxing Club in downtown Caldwell earlier this week. Gallegos is heading to Armenia where he will fight in the AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships. Zentz story and my images will be out late next week.

Pentico

Pentico

After receiving just 30 days probation for trespassing in Gov Otter's office, Chris Pentico was in a pretty good mood. He had a courtroom full of supporters and magistrate judge Kevin Swain showed quite a bit of sympathy for his situation by not giving him any jail time, fines, or restricting his access to certain state offices, as the prosecution had sought.

Sand Splash

Sand Splash

Boise's Karl Mering in the triple-jump during the District 3 5A Track & Field Championships at Mountain View High School on Friday night.

Sine Die

Sine Die

Actually they adjourned about 1:50 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Down to Earth

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It was a muddy mess for some of the art students—others got down to business building a teepee kiln from scratch out of wood, paper and clay mud. Inside the homemade furnace were stacked their ceramic creations waiting to become original pieces of art. Art students from Borah and Eagle High Schools gathered to build traditional fire pits Friday at Borah High in Boise.

Spring Up Downtown

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The sun came out Friday after a week or more of clouds and rain and I was seduced by the blue sky and blossoming trees in downtown Boise.

Small Prayers

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First-graders Beckett Bodell, left, and David DeMain from Cole Valley Christian School try to keep focused on the praying while attending a National Day of Prayer on the steps of Boise City Hall Thursday.

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